Best neighborhoods in Houston

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Ranked 1st best neighborhood in Houston

"Affluent Living"

- mobrian
Known as one of the richest neighborhoods in Houston, and home to former President George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush, Afton and River Oaks are located in the center of Houston, Texas. Located in a pr...
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Ranked 2nd best neighborhood in Houston

"Best of all things in Houston"

- Boilerz25
We just bought a place in the Briargrove subdivision off of San Felipe and we love the area. I happen to work in the Galleria area too so the commute is perfect. The Greater Uptown is perfect for ever...
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Ranked 3rd best neighborhood in Houston

"Artistic Capital of Houston"

- mobrian
In central Houston, just inside the 610 Loop and North of 59 – The Southwest Freeway, you will find the trendy area of Neartown. Well known and main streets in the Neartown or Montrose area include W...
29.7465378249388 -95.3952254464964
Ranked 4th best neighborhood in Houston

"Greenway/Upper Kirby, Houston"

- athelda
Although Greenway and Upper Kirby are old portions of the city, they have maintained a terrific trendiest. This area is fast becoming one of the go-to areas to visit. There are wonderful offerings for...
29.7316660436008 -95.4319806648586

Binz

3.5/5
Ranked 5th best neighborhood in Houston

"Houston Medical Center"

- mobrian
Located inside the 610 Loop and in central Houston, just on the border of 59 the Southwest Freeway and 288, this quaint area is home to many Houston physicians, professors, and college students. Si...
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Clear Lake

3.5/5
Ranked 6th best neighborhood in Houston

"Clear Lake, Houston"

- athelda
Clear Lake has long been one of the popular suburban locations in the Houston area. This neighborhood has a lot to offer residents and tourists. Clear Lake is a lush residential area, with a variety o...
29.5655825951706 -95.1240575238455
Ranked 7th best neighborhood in Houston

"Memorial Park"

- mobrian
Washington Ave / Memorial Park are wonderful portions of Houston. This neighborhood is located near Interstate 10 and inside the 610 Loop. Main streets traveled in the area are Memorial Drive, Stude...
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MacGregor

3.5/5
Ranked 8th best neighborhood in Houston

"Affordable Homes, Expensive Apartments, Nice Area Amidst a R..."

- jkreed23
MacGregor is a bit deceiving, and albeit, confusing. To the north, Greater Third Ward backs into the neighborhood, while OST/ South Union borders it on the south. These are two of Houston's most nefar...
29.7116143004024 -95.3602517401288

Alief

3.5/5
Ranked 9th best neighborhood in Houston

"Alief--where I have been for the last 10 years"

- reese
Alief....As Mobrian stated, Alief encompasses the following areas: "the Sam Houston Toll road, Westpark Toll way, and 59-The Southwest Freeway. Major streets passing through the Alief area are Beechnu...
29.6754667397507 -95.5877060881792

Midtown

3.5/5
Ranked 10th best neighborhood in Houston

"Urban Community"

- mobrian
The name says it all….Smack dab in the middle of Central Houston is where you will find the Urban Community of Midtown. This location provides easy access to Downtown, Uptown, The Galleria Area, The...
29.741484674086 -95.3761779894755
Ranked 11th best neighborhood in Houston

"Historic Heights"

- mobrian
Bordering the North 610 Loop and Interstate 45, in North Houston is where you will find the Historic area of the Heights. Main roads traveled here are Yale, Crosstimbers, and North Shepherd. The Hei...
29.7935998053607 -95.397949411146
Ranked 12th best neighborhood in Houston

"Braeswood Place, Houston"

- athelda
Braeswood Place is a great offering in the Houston area. This neighborhood is southwest of the city. It provides easy access to State Highway 90. Some of the popular streets in this location are Buffa...
29.6964719787295 -95.42964578116
Ranked 13th best neighborhood in Houston

"Eldridge/West Oaks, Houston"

- athelda
The neighborhoods of Eldridge and West Oaks are within close proximity to one another. These are terrific offerings in the city of Houston. You will find that these locations are a perfect blend betwe...
29.7475992079293 -95.661145843797
Ranked 14th best neighborhood in Houston

"Affordable Oaks"

- mobrian
North of Loop 610, and near Hwy 290 is where you will find the neighborly area of Oak Forest/Garden Oaks. Many residents have lived for decades in this subdivision, which is the third largest in Harr...
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Meyerland

3/5
Ranked 15th best neighborhood in Houston

"Recently Re-done"

- mobrian
Meyerland sits right along the 610 Loop, and is an older established neighborhood. It is close to 59-The Southwest Freeway, and offers easy access to Downtown and The Houston Medical Center. Main st...
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Ranked 16th best neighborhood in Houston

"University Place, Houston"

- athelda
One of the quaint locations in the city of Houston is the University Place neighborhood. This is a convenient place to both visit and to live in. People who live here enjoy access to major roadways he...
29.7176639777509 -95.4123212053357
Ranked 17th best neighborhood in Houston

"Right by the river and the golf course"

- TamanduaGirl
Charming homes with nice lawns and gardens. There are some nice old trees along the street as well. The school bus comes right along this street. There is some new construction on the far end of the s...
29.7346757496517 -95.3362719833698
Ranked 18th best neighborhood in Houston

"Lazies here"

- mobrian
The Lazybrook/Timber Grove area is located just inside the 610 Loop in Northwest Central Houston. The area is close to The Heights, and is convenient to Hwy 290 and Interstate 10. The main streets t...
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Ranked 19th best neighborhood in Houston

"Affordable and Convenient"

- mobrian
Spring Branch Central is conveniently located just North of Interstate 10, South of Hwy 290, and just West of Loop 610. This highly populated Hispanic area provides an easy commute to most regions in...
29.8099674321304 -95.5114005331842

Sharpstown

2.5/5
Ranked 20th best neighborhood in Houston

"Not so SHARP anymore"

- mobrian
Sharpstown is located on the West side of Central Houston, and is in between Loop 610 and The Sam Houston Beltway. Some of the main roads traveled in this area are Bellaire, Beechnut, and Harwin. Ha...
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